The 10 craziest things TSA found in carry-on bags in 2016

The Transportation Security Administration is on pace to surpass last year’s record of discovering 2,653 firearms in the carry-on bags of passengers flying through the nation’s airports.

Along with the assorted revolvers, rifles and flare guns, TSA agents have also found swords, machetes, gunpowder, inert bombs and martial arts throwing stars, among other weaponry. All are banned from carry-on bags.

Below is our list of the most unusual weapons uncovered from carry-on bags in 2016:

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